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Mental Distress and Its Contributing Factors Among Young People During the First Wave of COVID-19: A Belgian Survey Study

the first wave of COVID-19 in March, and 16–25-year-olds were selected as a subsample. Mental distress was assessed using the 12-item General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12), and a threshold of ≥4 was ...

Intake of food supplements based on algae or cyanobacteria may pose a health risk due to elevated concentrations of arsenic species.

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Karlien Cheyns; Heidi Demaegdt; Nadia Waegeneers; Ann Ruttens Source: Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess (2021) ...

Making the case for strong health information systems during a pandemic and beyond.

information directly, and (ii) dealing with other parts of information systems that allow for a holistic assessment of the pandemic (including health-related aspects). RESULTS: The analysis highlights the need ...

Identification of flavouring substances of genotoxic concern present in e-cigarette refills

E-cigarettes have become very popular, a trend that has been stimulated by the wide variety of available e-liquid flavours. Considering the large number of e-liquid flavours (>7000), there is an urgent need ...

Optimization and validation of an analytical method for the quantification of short- and medium-chained chlorinated paraffins in food by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry

quantification (LOQ s) estimated for food samples ranged from 0.7 to 6.0 ng/g wet weight (ww) for ∑ SCCP s and 1.3–12 ng/g ww for ∑ MCCP s. The applicability of the optimized protocol was assessed in each of the ...

Benchmarking as a Public Health Strategy for Creating Healthy Food Environments: An Evaluation of the INFORMAS Initiative (2012-2020).

noncommunicable diseases (NCD s) and obesity are the leading contributors to poor health worldwide. Efforts to improve population diets need to focus on creating healthy food environments. INFORMAS, established in ...

Chemical and toxciological characterization of e-liquid cigarettes

analytical methods used in these studies have not always been well validated and thus the results of these studies need to be critically examined; three main problems could be uncovered: (1) the content of ...

Mechanical transmission of African swine fever virus by Stomoxys calcitrans: Insights from a mechanistic model.

that need to be filled in order to assess more precisely the potential contribution of stable flies to the spread of ASFV, including a quantitative description of the populations of haematophagous ...

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